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The best short- and long-term investments right now

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By the end of 2021, the S&P 500 had risen 26.61% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average had grown by 18.65%. For those who had just …

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The biggest lottery payouts in US history

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A single ticket purchased in Chicago suburb Des Plaines won the $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot in a July drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at a Speedway …

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15 horrible money moves & how to overcome them

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While bad financial decisions can set you back, it’s important to remember that mistakes can also be an opportunity to learn and grow. While you can’t …

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American savings are dwindling on inflation worries

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Many Americans are increasingly fearful that the economy is approaching a recession. For many, that means it’s time to start saving again. The latest MagnifyMoney Savings …

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This career will see huge growth as Boomers age

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The U.S. is expected to experience an increase in demand for medical care — a trend that will be shaped by a demographic shift some call the …

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Crab-infused whiskey exists. Here’s why you need to try it

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Invasive species threaten native species by crowding them out or taking over much of the available resources the native species need to survive. While experts have …

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World’s highest grossing retailers (no, Amazon isn’t at the top)

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Walmart is the top-selling company in the world, turning over around $573 billion in annual revenue. This is according to the Statista company database Company DB. The company in second …

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Job hunting? 12 tips for your next Zoom interview

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Congratulations — you’ve submitted your resume (and maybe a cover letter, too), and now you’ve landed a Zoom interview. The interview is a crucial part of the …

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These global airports had the most delayed flights this summer

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Although international air travel has bounced back faster than expected from the pandemic, the industry is still yet to fully recover following all of the staffing shortages …

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Want to change careers? 5 critical first steps

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  It’s always difficult when you feel like you’ve hit a dead end in your career. Maybe you’re no longer challenged by what you do and …

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Multiple IRAs: What you need to know

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  Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are a great way to save and invest for retirement. One of the biggest advantages of IRAs is that they are …

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Bought a home with undisclosed flaws? Sue the inspector, not the seller

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  Your new home has a septic tank instead of being connected to the sewer. Or, something ominous is lurking underneath your floorboards, like termites, rodents …

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Cheesy gouda scalloped potatoes

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  Cheesy scalloped potatoes – An oh-so-creamy, indulgent potato side dish with fresh thyme, earthy garlic, rich gouda, parmesan, and thinly sliced Yukon gold potatoes. No …

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10 expenses that new homebuyers often forget to budget for

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After you purchase a new home, there are many things to budget for, such as moving costs, new furniture, and of course, ongoing expenses such as …

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Here’s what Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan could look like

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  Ahead of the 2020 election, President Joe Biden made student loan forgiveness a focus of his campaign. On Wednesday, his administration moved forward with plans …

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Thermos-ready lunches perfect for back-to-school (or the office)

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It’s time for the kids to head back to school, but it’s not just the kids that will be packing lunches. Here are 15 thermos-ready lunches …

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Woodstock’s top performers actually made pretty good money

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In the summer of 1969, four days changed everything the world thought it knew about music. The Woodstock Music and Art Fair took place Aug. 15 …

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The best crackers to pair with cheese, according to the experts

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  Like bacon and eggs, peanut butter and jelly or spaghetti and meatballs, cheese and crackers are a classic American food pairing. But just as there …

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Leather made from pineapple is a thing. Would you buy it?

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  Leather is everywhere – in our shoes, our purses and luggage, our winter jackets and stylish furniture – but its effect is seen globally.   …

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The richest NBA players of all time

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Basketball is one of the most followed, most-watched, and most popular sports in America and globally. Not just that, the NBA generates about $7-$10 billion in …

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Inflation could mean your house is underinsured. Here’s why

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  With home construction costs continuing to soar due to issues with the supply chain, labor shortages, and worsening natural disasters, many homeowners could be left underinsured. …

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Blueberry lemon margaritas

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  As the weather warms up, we start dreaming about those balmy summer nights spent sipping on refreshing drinks. And for summertime cocktails, it’s hard to think …

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Here’s how many people face charges for the Jan. 6 US Capitol breach

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  The first part of the January 6 Committee hearings is now finished (before continuing again in September), and has led to significant revelations regarding the build-up to …

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7 genius ways to invest your money at any age

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Becoming a successful investor doesn’t involve taking scary risks but building wealth slowly over time. Use these seven investing principles and you’ll never panic or wonder …

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Are these robotic fish the secret to cleaning up our oceans?

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  One of the dangers posed by microplastic pollution in the oceans is that fish and other marine life might eat it by mistake. But could a solution to the …

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15 wonderful memories of Robin Williams

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Robin Williams was a comedy genius. Perhaps the pre-eminent comedy genius of our lifetimes, which made his death 8 years ago on Aug. 11, 2014, all …

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18 money myths you need to stop believing

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Even the most money-savvy person is likely to have some false beliefs about money. Maybe you were raised with misconceptions about finances, were given off-target advice …

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Does your state have the worst healthcare in America?

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Where you live may determine what kind of health care you can get — and how much you have to spend to get it. The cost of …

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Terrifying jobs that no longer exist, thankfully

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“When I grow up, I want to capture and sell rats from pubs!” Said no one in the 21st century ever (well, at least almost no …

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9 things Americans say they can’t afford because of inflation

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With inflation at the highest level since 1981 and wages not keeping pace, many Americans are struggling to make ends meet. And while a fresh poll from Morning Consult and …